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Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Pedro H Pereira conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Marcus Santos conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper.

Daniel L Lippi conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper.

Pedro Silva analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Field Study Permissions

The following information was supplied relating to field study approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

BioBrazil - 24953. (SiSBio – 16109).

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

Projeto Conservação Recifal - PCR database.

ID - #324i23

Funding

The present study was supported by Rufford Small Grants (RSG), Idea Wild, IMAT (Grupo de Ictiologia Marinha Tropical - UFPE) and Mohamed Bin Species Conservation with financial and logistical assistance. PHCP is under a Post Doc Fellow from CNPQ (165782/2015-3). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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